People, Apr. 10, 1978

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend him your ears. After almost 20 years of yearning to play Shakespeare, Richard Dreyfuss got his big chance in The Goodbye Girl, portraying an outlandishly gay Richard III —the King as a queen. This time, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Drey fuss is playing Shakespeare straight: he is Cassius to George Rose's Julius Caesar. Dreyfuss, who has a hankering to be a history teacher, has thought a lot about his roles. Richard III, he feels, was one of the most wonderful of English Kings and needs rehabilitating. As for...

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